The table below looks at the statistics for POCO skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POCO over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
POCO (Plain Old CLR Object)
Rank 890 874 889
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs citing POCO 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.009% 0.007% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £60,000 £68,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary - - £62,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43023 42392 47501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 39.67% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36154 36801 41717
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

POCO
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing POCO within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POCO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

POCO
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing POCO within the UK.

POCO Salary Trend in the UK

POCO
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POCO within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 4 £60,000 -12.72% 2
London -5 4 £60,000 -12.72%

POCO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing POCO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited POCO.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) WCF
1 17 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 15 (88.24%) WPF
2 15 (88.24%) .NET Framework
2 15 (88.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 15 (88.24%) Workflow
2 15 (88.24%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) ADO.NET
2 15 (88.24%) Data Modelling
2 15 (88.24%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (82.35%) Validation
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) Finance
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) NHibernate
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
5 2 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (11.76%) POJO
5 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
5 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics

POCO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing POCO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited POCO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) Senior Developer
2 14 (82.35%) C# Developer
3 13 (76.47%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) WCF
2 15 (88.24%) WPF
2 15 (88.24%) .NET Framework
2 15 (88.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) ADO.NET
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) NHibernate
3 2 (11.76%) POJO
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 15 (88.24%) Workflow
2 15 (88.24%) Data Modelling
2 15 (88.24%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (82.35%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) Release Management
4 2 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Product Management
5 1 (5.88%) B2B
5 1 (5.88%) B2C
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Sitecore
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe
1 1 (5.88%) Omniture
1 1 (5.88%) Google